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PBS
Aug 13, 2010 6:30pm PDT
quote in the wider sense of using language, like head dumps in poetry, it is useful. >> we talked about the movement of language. let's go through a few. americanisms as verbs, she gifted her piano. what do you think? >> i don't like americanisms but i would not object to gifted. >> what about lawmaker? >> it's not at -- not a word of would use. -- not a word i would use. >> the one i cannot stand is in airports were they say this is the last and final call. >> you do not like tabloid
SFGTV2
Aug 16, 2010 11:00pm PDT
merging history's coming together. what would we look like if we carry our history with us? all of the merging of cultures, reflected in our address? i am thinking of my own history with early europeans coming in and intermixing with native cultures. the one thing i would like people to take away from after seeing my work is a sense of wonder and who we are as americans. that we are really these beautiful mixes of people and we should really be looking backwards at who we are. i think we are all kind of historians in our own life, and there are great presidents behind us -- president behind us that could give us insight into who we are. >> oliver road trip on her website. check at often. new experiences will be added after every stop. [music] hello, i'm ivette torres, and welcome to another edition of the road to recovery. today we're talking about medication-assisted therapy and the whole person approach to treatment. joining us in our panel today are: dr. h. westley clark, u.s. department of health and human services, substance abuse and mental health services administration, cen
SFGTV2
Aug 9, 2010 11:00pm PDT
"culture wire." >> thank you for being part of this project. >> thank you for watching. join us for future episodes. join us for future episodes. you can [music] hello, i'm ivette torres, and welcome to another edition of the road to recovery. today we're talking about medication-assisted therapy and the whole person approach to treatment. joining us in our panel today are: dr. h. westley clark, u.s. department of health and human services, substance abuse and mental health services administration, center for substance abuse treatment. dr. jane maxwell, senior research professor, university of texas at austin, golf coast addiction technology transfer center; lisa mojer-torres, esquire, consumer advocate, faces & voices of recovery; mark parrino, founder and president, american association for the treatment of opiod dependence (aatod). dr. clark, let's talk a little bit about medication-assisted therapies and how they're used. well there are a number of medications that are used to help facilitate recovery from substance use disorders. the most popular and most prominent would be bup
SFGTV
Aug 1, 2010 4:00pm PDT
fundamental to both the land use and financial underpinnings of the project. if we have to deal with the uncertainty about whether those fundamental underpinnings were reliable, it would frankly make it impossible for us to move forward with the early phases of the project. the amendment applies no institutional controls that are factually inaccurate. we have talked about the fact that many here in the land use committee, we will be utilizing the remedy is on the site and institutional controls. the epa has provided an added layer of construction. it would prohibit housing on the shipyard and that is obviously inconsistent with some of the basic land use elements. this would use fuel standards and these are inconsistent with the convenience agreement. this would be unprecedented anywhere in the city, the state, or the country. that is our response. >> i want to clarify for process that while it is critical that we get the feedback, the thank from the sponsors and development, it is clear that what we decide it is not hinge on the feedback that is provided. is that correct? >> absolutely,
SFGTV2
Aug 4, 2010 3:30pm PDT
take this and use it because iw ant everybody to know that if you do this every day, tap every cell in your body and say it is getting healthier, tap your heart and say right here, right now, i open my heart to love -- i was doing a radio show yesterday with jesse jackson's daughter, queen of talk radio. yesterday on the show, we were talking about love, and a gentleman called in and said the only way to have healthy love in our community is to have a no-exit policy in our love relationships so you stay and work it out. we got a lot of flak for that. people said uh-uh, no, no, no, i don't want the exit sealed. i want to be able to get out at a moment's notice. and some of you may remember, what did your mother teach you about men? some of it is unrepeatable in polite company, as my mother would say. everybody's mother who thought they were keeping their daughter safe would say always have your money so you can get out in case he's whatever, whatever. some were told worse things than that babout -- that about men. all the sisters said, no, no, i don't want to feel vulnerable. tap her
PBS
Aug 13, 2010 6:30pm PDT
quote is one word. in ancient greek, a split infinitive is a beautiful construction and used frequently. >> i have never been able to [unintelligible] the most famous split infinitive is to go. [unintelligible] >> can language designed to be spoken ever be preserved in the librarians equivalent of [unintelligible] >> we will be showing have the printing press accelerated change, but also began to fix the language. the scientific revolution brought in a huge amounts of -- the internet is changing
SFGTV2
Aug 17, 2010 7:00am PDT
we'll be talking about maintaining resiliency and sustaining recovery. joining us in our panel today are pamela s. hyde, administrator, substance abuse and mental health services administration, u.s. department of health and human services, rockville, maryland; dr. a. thomas mclennan, deputy director, white house office of national drug control policy, washington, d.c.; dr. alexandre laudet, addiction and recovery scientist, new york, new york; james smallwood, founder and ceo, the choice is yours, inc., camden, new jersey. pam, how many people in the united states are in recovery? well, the estimates are about 20 million people are in recovery, working on being free of drugs and other-and alcohol. and, alexandre, what is recovery? what are some of the common paths to recovery? well, that's really two different questions. what recovery is, according to people in recovery themselves, is usually, especially for people severely addicted, it is abstinence from drugs and alcohol, as well as significantly-significant improvements in other aspects that constitute quality of life, such as em
SFGTV
Aug 1, 2010 1:00am PDT
the use of this fuel is cemented. here i have a picture of the rialto. a private developer conversion of vayo solid to energy. -- vayo -- and i think they just finished the selection process, the rfq process, and they are working on an rfp for fun of production. another example of the technology we are looking at, alternative the equipment. we are interested in looking at alternatives that can give us better performance, lower energy means lower maintenance requirements. the driver for considering our alternative is our interest in moving away from chlorine disinfection. not only does it give us environmental benefits that can reduce the production of chlorinated byproducts, also in the past, we have seen large fluctuations of the chemical cost. so that gives us an economic incentive to look at alternatives. we are now considering technology for this. we look at technology 15 years ago but the technology at the time was not economically feasible. we had to build the a large facility with tens of thousands of uv lamps, and it also uses much more energy. now over the last dec
SFGTV
Aug 6, 2010 8:00am PDT
as well as 953 o'farrell. that is being used as part of their car storage as well as part of the school of design. that would complipe -- comply with our notice of violation, because our notice asked them to cease and desift. the building there also houses their marketing division. when i toured that building, they had roughly a dozen staff that were in cubicles and they were the arm of the academy of art. we have received also a zoning administrator hearing. 460 townsend is almost next door to 466. 460 townsend actually houses the fine arts program. they have requested a zoning administrate i don't remember hearing. they have asked us to reconsider our notice of violation and penalty. that will be taking place on august 5th. so we have distinguished between the buildings that were purchased earlier and the buildings that were purchased after that time period. are there new ones they are acquiring since that time? >> not to my knowledge. they could have, but we have not been made aware of buildings they have purchased since. we have been working with them on the signage. we have
SFGTV
Aug 2, 2010 4:00pm PDT
-- i think the city attorney would advise you can't prevent us from buying buildings, what you can prevent us from doing, we cannot bring it into the academy's activities without the appropriate approval process. and that's where -- there may be a time we may be buying buildings in the future for our future use, but we would need other subsequent aprovals before we could bring it into the academy's operations. chair maxwell: i do have a map of potential buildings that you're interested in. >> that's a potential area. we aren't interested in every building in those areas. chair maxwell: all right. that you're interested in. and my concern is i know just one in particular was in my area on jild avenue and someone came in and asked for a change of use. and my concern is that we have been planning in that area for a very, very long time. it seems to me that before you bought the building, you should have found out what was going on and if your use was a complement to what we were doing and then coming to me and saying, we want to build a gym out of it because this was part of our produ
SFGTV2
Aug 10, 2010 7:00pm PDT
i feel like all of us are starng to see what the problems in this country are. i think plenty of people are opinionated. i don't think there's many forums where you can really express yourself or try to make a difference or anything. i mean...wha'...whatdo... what do i do, ya' know? the only people that i'm able to affect are the people who care about what i have to say. there is something you can do, but i'm sure it wouldn't be, uh...easy. different man: i get angry about it, but it's like... ya' know, in my own apartment. [laughs] the state of california. we want to call upon our crater to be with us this evening. stand with us for a few moments. when we believe in a creator, we believe in prayer, we do not separate church and state. to us as indians, this is one in and the same. we include our crater in our celebrations, songs, ceremony. -- we include our creator. bear with me a few moments. i stand before you as a pitiful man. i am full of mistakes. i pray for help tonight from you that we would be able to recognize some of the heroes and our community. those selfish ones tha
SFGTV2
Aug 5, 2010 2:30pm PDT
use request for a full service restaurant to occupy a commercial space previously occupied by he tail use at 423 polk street in the polk street commercial district. the space is currently vacant. the restaurant does not have a permit at this time and the permit will be subject to subject 312 neighborhood note. the restaurant would be eligible for a beer and wine license. however, no liquor service would be allowed without further authorization for a bar. future restaurant must be full service in character and a small self-service restaurant would require further conditional use authorization and a large fast food restaurant is not permitted in the district. the project is supported by the lower polk neighborhood group. the neighborhood group that covers the polk street and this portion of polk street and i got a letter just a moment ago from a representative of lower polk and they regret that their employment has taken them away and they won't be able to speak in support of this project today, but they were here to support. and department has also received communications from the midd
SFGTV2
Aug 26, 2010 8:00pm PDT
cause and effect. the environment is us, it is our wombs, our breast milk and families. our children to thrive in our bodies, unpolluted. the beauty industry and on to the next clean up project, the plastic industry, oil and war industries, too until there are no more toxic chemicals in babies, no more rocket fuel in breast milk or communities burdened by pollution. that is the work before us and that is what we are here to do and thank you so much for joining me for beauty and make joining me for beauty and make over. (music) hello, i'm ivette torres, and welcome to another edition of the road to recovery. today we'll be talking about maintaining resiliency and sustaining recovery. joining us in our panel today are pamela s. hyde, administrator, substance abuse and mental health services administration, u.s. department of health and human services, rockville, maryland; dr. a. thomas mclennan, deputy director, white house office of national drug control policy, washington, d.c.; dr. alexandre laudet, addiction and recovery scientist, new york, new york; james smallwood, founder and c
SFGTV2
Aug 13, 2010 3:00pm PDT
generation. i am all about asia/pacific. it is so important to me. i know it is to all of you. to start us off right away, i want to say please welcome a wonderful performer. she will give up her heart and soul. she is going to sing our national anthem. would you please give a warm welcome. [applause] >> ♪ oh, say can you see by the dawn's early light what so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last g leaming whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous nighfight o'er the ramparts we watched waere so gallantly streaming and the rockets' red glare the bombs bursing in air gave proof through the night that our flag was still there oh, say does that star-spangled banner yet wave o'er the land of the free and the home of the brave ♪ [applause] >> that was beautiful. beautiful. wasn't that beautiful? by the way, she gives her talents and many community organizations around the bay area. she is with the sand francisco friends of samoa. that is her heritage. her family came from samoa. she gives her time and voice to a lot of community groups across the bay area. thank you for th
SFGTV2
Aug 3, 2010 5:00am PDT
individual instead of a body in a bed. care that involves talking to us, and more important, listening to us, hearing our voices. so many have worked so hard, has you have been told -- as you have been told, to bring the state to pass. and now we have a dazzling new setting to present to you. when you leave today, you will be going home. but laguna honda residents will not be leaving. this is our home. and it is very important to us. we are already here. but please come back and visit us frequently. this wonderful new laguna honda would not exist without you. i just want to add a personal note. my younger sister, emily, was a resident here for many more years than i have been. she was greatly loved. we lost her recently. i would like to dedicate this speech to her and remembered her, as many of the residents do, with great fondness and affection. thank you all. [applause] >> i would like to invite you all nowi that good enough? this is a participatory ribbon cutting. it requires nothing more complicated than this. i will ask you to count down, not up. upon conclusion, we will applaud the
SFGTV2
Aug 11, 2010 11:30am PDT
. it is a world-class mixed use housing development, the opportunity to put over 900,000 square feet of new retail in the sites. a new hotel will be out here, along with 2.5 million square feet of research and development space to anchored this item. we are trying to provide a catalyst for the green technology revolution, the entire state and country, and over $83 million set aside for community dollars. we have said strong to vote for this project led by incredible work, faith, competency, and devotion for half their life. sophie maxwell deserves some credit for steering this process along to all of you here. >> thank you all for all of you have done. we have to continue to be vigilant. yes, we have got a good plan, but we all have to be there to make sure it happens. thank you. >> $84 million will go to pay and assistance loans and other commitments, all kinds of commitments codified in this legislation, including commitments that are part of this project. community leaders, faith based leaders making this possible. i can honestly go on. it is not intentional, it is just limiting o
SFGTV2
Aug 28, 2010 9:30pm PDT
>> good morning, everyone, and thank you for joining us. it is my pleasure to be here with our regional fta administrator and our commissioner from san francisco who sits on the metropolitan transportation commission. we have a new development in terms of the muni metro system, one of which is the beginning of the card installation system. we have nine stations that will be receiving newgate's. and we will be adding another 19 disabled fare gates. what we are attempting to do here is replace the infrastructure that has well tapped is useful life in terms of our fair gates, and we are cobbling that at the same time with a nuclear program, which you all should be aware of and which is the regional smart card that will be used throughout the area for public transit trips in the region. the new ticket vending machines -- we have purchased 40 of those ticket vending machines. customers should be able to go to any metro station and purchase tickets that can be used on all of the systems in the metro region. they are multi-lingual machines. they speak in english as well as spanish and
SFGTV
Aug 6, 2010 7:30am PDT
construction on this project, you are adding to the burden of fossil fuel use and carbon dioxide uses. that's heading us toward odd tipping points. the units, we should try to receipt fit them. the components that can be receipt fitted, that's where you get an energy savings without having to do the reconstruction. it is not easy, but it is what needs to happen. another big factor, especially that the green party is concerned about is that we keep going forward with projects like this where a large segment of the community that the project is going into does not agree with it. we need more consensus on this project it moves forward. overall for the whole thing, both for community consensus, for protecting rent control and for dealing with the c.o. 2rks budget that will be higher at the front if we don't go this better, as was said at the planning commissions, we need this not to be a 30-year monster, we need this to be phased in so development can be done in more sensible ways so we can save the rent control so we can avoid demolishing stuff so we can receipt fit it instead. so we can
SFGTV
Aug 10, 2010 9:30pm PDT
running away from us. when you come after four weeks, you will be relaxed tomorrow is the beginning of the holy ramadan for the muslim people are would like to say to every muslim that lives here, happy ramadan. tomorrow, many of us will be passed -- the fasting. that is our religion. but like to present my city, of my country, the people that i loved and you are one of them. i worry about you. you worry about me, i'd worry about you. i never feel that i am different. i never feel that i'm different than any supervisor because i believe we are family and we are family. god bless you and bless everyone. take care. >> good afternoon, supervisors do not except money from the friends of the foundation. usually i come here to speak to the audience. today, i want to address the supervisors. on occasion, president chu says that this slows down businesses. this is a very poor reason but slowing things might be good. the reason that expressions of approval of disapproval are discouraged because they are inconsistent with 8 the liberty of body which must show respect for the minority opinion.
SFGTV
Jul 31, 2010 9:00pm PDT
done as a roll call resolution? >> you can ask for us to prepare our resolution and this will not be voted on today. >> thank you. >> we are recommending approval of both supervisor mirkarimi's supposed amendments regarding the bridge. we have agreed to the one on water usage. the amendment that would have no bridge whatsoever in the project for that would require the more narrow. we are comfortable with the idea that there's sufficient uncertainty around the forty- niners. if and when they decide to come back, we'll have the opportunity to have a full debate with the board of supervisors about what is the best -- of public benefits. in this scenario which is the only -- that we can count on right now, the existence of that bridge for transit purposes is fundamental to both the land use and financial underpinnings of the project. if we have to deal with the uncertainty about whether those fundamental underpinnings were reliable, it would frankly make it impossible for us to move forward with the early phases of the project. the amendment applies no institutional controls that are fac
SFGTV
Aug 8, 2010 3:30pm PDT
administrate i don't remember hearing. they have asked us to reconsider our notice of violation and penalty. that will be taking place on august 5th. so we have distinguished between the buildings that were purchased earlier and the buildings that were purchased after that time period. are there new ones they are acquiring since that time? >> not to my knowledge. they could have, but we have not been made aware of buildings they have purchased since. we have been working with them on the signage. we have signage on that. we doo ask that every sign that comes down be veffed with the filing of a building permit. there still are quite a few left to go. there are many more signs that need to go. that is one thing that is significant as well, is our progress in the signed survey. as our director also stated, at the time of the last lapped use hearing we had not received ad quailt information to proceed with the environmental review. at this time the environmental review is proceeding. we had received all the necessary environmental information as well as the transportation information th
SFGTV
Aug 12, 2010 1:30pm PDT
board committee. speaker is using translation assistance will be given twice the amount please remove the document when the screen should remove to live coverage of the meeting. >> each speaker shall have up to two minutes. >> [speaking foreign language] ladies and gentlemen, i am here to tell everyone of you good luck, tomorrow is the the beginning of the four weeks or you will be running away from us. when you come after four weeks, you will be relaxed tomorrow is the beginning of the holy ramadan for the muslim people are would like to say to every muslim that lives here, happy ramadan. tomorrow, many of us will be passed -- the fasting. that is our religion. but like to present my city, of my country, the people that i loved and you are one of them. i worry about you. you worry about me, i'd worry about you. i never feel that i am different. i never feel that i'm different than any supervisor because i believe we are family and we are family. god bless you and bless everyone. take care. >> good afternoon, supervisors do not except money from the friends of the foundation. usually
SFGTV2
Aug 3, 2010 3:00pm PDT
mapping systems that can be used to find businesses or get driving directions or check on traffic conditions. all digital maps. >> gis is used in the city of san francisco to better support what departments do. >> you imagine all the various elements of a city including parcels and the critical infrastructure where the storm drains are. the city access like the traffic lights and fire hydrants. anything you is represent in a geo graphic space with be stored for retrieval and analysis. >> the department of public works they maintain what goes on in the right-of-way, looking to dig up the streets to put in a pipe. with the permit. with mapping you click on the map, click on the street and up will come up the nchgz that will help them make a decision. currently available is sf parcel the assessor's application. you can go to the assessor's website and bring up a map of san francisco you can search by address and get information about any place in san francisco. you can search by address and find incidents of crime in san francisco in the last 90 days. we have [inaudible] which allows
CSPAN
Aug 2, 2010 10:36pm EDT
industry to use the technology expertise to help develop answers that empower consumers in a meaningful way. it is an important challenge and -- >> in order that i do not miss this vote, let me ask that the committee stand in recess for five minutes. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] >> jennifer martinez covers washington for the "l.a. times," looking at privacy. looking at google and apple, what was the committee trying to find out? >> they wanted to know what privacy mechanisms they have in place to protect users' personal information, and also whether or not they believe legislation was needed to improve privacy policies. >> are they hearing in particular from constituents that this has been an issue that my constituents are writing about, very concerned about what sort of data that on-line companies get from them? >> yes, definitely. they are saying that constituents had mentioned targeted advertising was something that had spilled to them, that advertising was being served up on the web that r
SFGTV2
Aug 18, 2010 11:00am PDT
we'll be talking about the importance of using prescription and over-the-counter medications properly. joining us in our panel today are dr. h. westley clark, director, center for substance abuse treatment, substance abuse and mental health services administration, u.s. department of health and human services, rockville, maryland; dr. timothy condon, deputy director, national institute on drug abuse, national institutes of health, u.s. department of health and human services, rockville, maryland; dr. barbara krantz, chief executive officer and medical director, hanley center, west palm beach, florida; beverly gmerek, prescription drug abuse prevention program coordinator, peer assistance services inc., denver, colorado. dr. clark, how prevalent is prescription drug misuse in the united states? well, we estimate that there are approximately 15 million people who misuse prescription drugs in the united states, and that gives us an estimated 2.5 million new initiates per year, or, if you think about it, that's about 7,000 new initiates a day. and within that, do one age group uses it mor
SFGTV2
Aug 22, 2010 8:30pm PDT
mention sharing the campaign with louise and i. you really did it with us. labour has always been our friend in the department of public health. we do great things together. that was an amazing victory. thank you for that. the saddest day that i have ever had was the day john died. it was very hard for me. i had never lost anybody who was actively working for me at the time. at one time i had to face the tremendous personal sadness that i felt that losing a friend of mine and i also had to recognize that like any leader of an organization and had to help the organization to get over its in the sense of processing its own feelings, staying true to its job while we were all in morning. laguna honda is a vibrant 24- hour seven day a week operation. you could not stop life to mourn for john. we also had to keep laguna honda running. but at the same time so many of us were bereft of having lost to john. and having to deal with that was extremely challenging. i have a picture of john next to my desk. i will always remember him and his commitment. part of what i had to figure out on that day
SFGTV
Aug 2, 2010 3:30pm PDT
. which has been something that's been an ongoing need for the university to complete with us. we were also informed that the department may issue notices the of violation with respect to properties, and in current use and in those identified in the i.m. p. so just briefly what's happened since then, the letter was sent, the department has convened a coordinated interdevelopmental task force. i jeffrey -- i just need to give christine credit for thfment they have visited all academy properties and all the code violations -- not just about the planning code but the city's code with respect to building code and fire code and all that. they have a detailed report on that. all outstanding environmental information has been transferred to us. we now have sufficient information to proceed twt e.i. r. we expect in the nex few months we will have the notice and scoping period for the e.i.r. to proceed. i know you have had concerns about housing. the housing that is within three different types of use classifications for the code. one is tourist hotels and then there are residential hotels
SFGTV
Aug 5, 2010 1:30am PDT
are likely to see more. the treatment plant on the island would look to use a natural system. we will look at the different alternatives available and comparisons in the long term. >> what we have discussed here before is the collection system being primarily replaced by the developer, who will be responsible for the new treatment plant. >> will that be a dual system? >> the discussion has been that we would be looking [unintelligible] >> i can see, shaking his head. >> currently is a separated system. we have no intention to go into a combined system. it is very costly. with the mayor's office involved as a developer, that is not the intent. >> the climate change activities for treasure island is designed around the reuse of storm water and things on the island so it is a different view of the world. >> we are hoping to have a recycled water source from that plan on the island. the other benefits of the treatment plant upgrades, there will be a seismic upgrade to the system. we will also reduce adverse impacts that our treatment plants cause to neighbors. for instance, odors that go
SFGTV2
Aug 26, 2010 11:30pm PDT
already using those. >> it's a good time for questioning >> your in a historic building, does leed count toward that, you did not replace any of the windows with double glazed windows. how is energy accomplished to leed gold and 3 is did you have leed compliance with construction debris. 4 is have you done audit on how well the space is performing in reduced mechanical load? >> let's start with question one. has to do with historic building. i see laura is here. she is formally department of environment. do you get points in leed for being in a historic building? >> well the historic building in san francisco, it's to make sure the different strategies to achieve green credits actually meet all the codes, >> you may not get specific leed credit, however, you get other benefits, you get priority permitting under our building and planning processes. what other advantages? you get to use the historical building code. it does not talk about designation. there was a lot of talk how to incorporate historically features into sustainability programs. because as we were saying before, the biggest
NBC
Aug 22, 2010 9:00am PDT
for used books. if you were to buy a book for $100, you could rent it for $70. you could rent it from us for $40 or $50. >> have you done something particularly innovative to pass along the savings that other people couldn't? >> it's a simple model to understand. most of us don't want to keep our textbooks. so buying it does not create value for us in the long term. so we can reuse from student to student to student until the edition is done. then we replace that book. our model allows us to rent at a really low price. the students take good care of it. they're allowed to highlight, write some notes, but accepted it back in good condition. we can turn a book around. we can evaluate it. make sure it's high quality and get it out in four hours. it's intricate to make it work. we pass all of that savings along to the student. we take the risk. we acquire the book, rent it to them. we have to rent it several days and liquidate the book. our goal is to make it more affordable for families. >> part of the secrets must be the logistics, to get them to use it, send it back in the right k
SFGTV2
Aug 21, 2010 8:30am PDT
much credit for getting us here. i think the commission behind me for their stewardship, and to all the men and women at work in this remarkable place that change people's lives each and every day. 100,000 direct lives are changed, but every time i come here, i realize you are not just saving patients. you are taking care of families, mothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, mothers, brothers. i have seen it too many times, the faces of those parents. i cannot even keep a straight face because it is so difficult to see someone in pain, but to see the pride on their face because of the job you have done. i'm just happy we are here to extent that magic, to share our values in a most meaningful and substantive way. i'm glad to kick off this remarkable institution that combines the best of san francisco. congratulations to all of us for being here today. thank you, mr. mayor. -- >> thank you, mr. mayor. when i needed for this project to go forward to the voters, i needed first the help of the san francisco family. the vote, 11-0 in favor. that shows a tremendous commitment. several of the membe
SFGTV
Aug 12, 2010 1:00am PDT
and a small self-service restaurant would require further conditional use authorization and a large fast food restaurant is not permitted in the district. the project is supported by the lower polk neighborhood group. the neighborhood group that covers the polk street and this portion of polk street and i got a letter just a moment ago from a representative of lower polk and they regret that their employment has taken them away and they won't be able to speak in support of this project today, but they were here to support. and department has also received communications from the middle court neighborhood no exthat they are opposed to the project because the tenant is unknown and the food service use ve placing a retail space. the police department has not taken a position on this request. and in addition to the neighborhood group comments, the department has received one letter in opposition from a neighborhood who is opposed for basically the same reasons that middle polk opposes. when a restaurant tenant is chosen for this space, they would be required to give notice under plan co
SFGTV2
Aug 14, 2010 6:00pm PDT
we'll be talking about treating addiction among our nation's youth. joining us in our panel today are frances harding, director, center for substance abuse prevention, substance abuse and mental health services administration, u.s. department of health and human services, rockville, maryland; monique bourgeois, executive director, association of recovery schools, fort washington, pennsylvania; greg williams, co-director, connecticut turning to youth and families, danbury, connecticut; dr. mark godley, director, research and development, chestnut health systems, bloomington, illinois. fran, what is the extent of the problem with youth in america? our most recent survey from samhsa is that around 10 million, a little over 10 million of our young people, are using alcohol and substances. that actually breaks down to 26 percent of them are drinking and another 17 percent of them are binge drinking, which is having more than five drinks in a row at one setting. so it's a concern of ours that our young people are really starting to accelerate drinking and drugging than they have in the past
NBC
Aug 1, 2010 11:00am PDT
allowing us to record this segment with you this afternoon. with me are the voices of latin rock. they do not need their names mentioned. we know who they are. with me also is rudy medina, the nephew of cesar chavez. rudy, back to our show. >> thanks, damian. thank you for having us. >> the reason we're here, we're having a fund-raiser for the chavez family vision, your organization, but also to promote the cesar chavez memorial walk through downtown san jose. tell us about that. >> that's true, damian. we're having the cesar chavez memorial walk this saturday on march 28th, starting at mexican heritage plaza, 8:00, early in the morning. get there, register, walk along a real historical route. each location that we have has significance to the chavez leg and i san jose. we'll be giving out free tickets to win bikes that were given to us by the latino peace officer's association. and we have another sponsor of ours, yellow checker cab, who gave up all the backpacks. when you register, you'll get that, but you'll also get a chance to really understand and see what significance city
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